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Results 1–20 of 466 for planning bill consultation 2008

Public Bill Committee: Energy Bill [Lords]: Clause 83 - Commencement (2 Feb 2016)

Phil Boswell: ...capture and the Green Investment Bank, I will not go over issues that have been well covered in debate in both the Chamber and this Committee. Instead, I will focus on onshore wind. As part of the Bill, the Government propose to close the renewables obligation to new onshore wind projects from April 2016, one year earlier than originally planned. As the only current mechanism that enables...

Public Bill Committee: Energy Bill [Lords]: Clause 79 - Onshore wind generating stations in England and Wales (2 Feb 2016)

Andrea Leadsom: ...completely. As my hon. Friend the Member for Daventry pointed out, we set out a clear commitment in our manifesto to give local people the final say on wind farm applications. “When determining planning applications for wind energy development involving one or more wind turbines, local planning authorities should only grant planning permission if: the development site is in an area...

Housing and Planning Bill: Second Reading (26 Jan 2016)

Lord Beecham: ...United three times this season. Their contributions to this debate have been extremely constructive and helpful. Eighty years ago, a book was published entitled The Strange Death of Liberal England. The Bill will help to encompass the strange death of social housing. It is strange because councils and housing associations have played a critical role in the provision of good-quality,...

Energy Bill [Lords] (18 Jan 2016)

Amber Rudd: ...decades to come. It is far better that the jobs and revenue are in the UK, offsetting imports where we can. Maximising economic recovery from the UK continental shelf must be part of a balanced plan for a diverse and progressively lower-carbon mix. This Bill will complete the work started in the previous Parliament to implement fully the Wood review. Key to Sir lan’s recommendations...

Housing and Planning Bill (Programme) (No. 2): New Clause 29 — Planning applications etc: setting of fees (5 Jan 2016)

Eleanor Laing: With this it will be convenient to discuss the following: Government new clause 30—Resolution of disputes about planning obligations. Government new clause 31—Planning obligations and affordable housing. Government new clause 43—Processing of planning applications by alternative providers. Government new clause 44—Regulations under section (Processing of planning...

UK and Kazakhstan — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (5 Jan 2016)

Bob Stewart: ...oil prices sustained Kazakhstan’s strong growth from 2000 to 2007, when the global financial crisis hit. GDP per capita, a measure of living standards, rose by 89% in real terms over those years. Growth slowed in 2008 and 2009, but picked up again in 2010. The World Bank notes that those rising income levels have led to rapidly falling levels of poverty, which is excellent news. Our...

Public Bill Committee: Childcare Bill [Lords]: Clause 5 - Supplementary provision about regulations under sections 2 and 3 (10 Dec 2015)

This amendment removes the provision which subjects all regulations made under clauses 2 and 3 of the Bill to the affirmative procedure on every occasion they are made. Regulations made under clauses 2 and 3(1) would instead be subject to the affirmative procedure the first time they are made, and the negative procedure thereafter It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship once again,...

Scottish Parliament: Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc (Scotland) Bill (10 Dec 2015)

Elaine Murray: ...with the delays in the system—a judge-led public inquiry was not held for four years—that Ms Ferguson introduced to Parliament in November last year her proposal for the Inquiries into Deaths (Scotland) Bill. She had consulted on draft proposals in August 2013, and Lord Cullen had reported his findings in 2009. The Scottish Government responded in 2011, but did not introduce...

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Clause 107 - Development consent for projects that involve housing (8 Dec 2015)

Brandon Lewis: ...probing questions, and I am glad that he and the hon. Member for City of Durham made those points because, despite all that Opposition Members say about wanting more housing, at every stage of the Bill, they seem to making arguments against anything that will deliver more housing. The Planning Act 2008 does not permit any consent for housing. That means that, when a developer wants to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill: Second Stage (8 Dec 2015)

Maeve McLaughlin: Go raibh maith agat, a Phríomh-LeasCheann Comhairle. On behalf of the Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety, I support the Second Stage of the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. The Minister has outlined that the Bill is split into three parts. Part 1 contains provisions to enable the Department to make regulations prohibiting the sale of nicotine-containing...

Spending Review and Autumn Statement — Statement (25 Nov 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: ...and secure of all the major nations of the world, and so that we leave to the next generation a stronger country than the one we inherited. That is what this Government were elected to do, and today we set out the plan to deliver on that commitment. We have committed to running a surplus. Today, I can confirm that the four-year public spending plans that I set out are forecast to deliver...

Scottish Parliament: Community Justice (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (19 Nov 2015)

Paul Wheelhouse: ...services. Annabel Goldie seemed to get the wrong impression from the letter that I sent to the Justice Committee, which was actually in response to a direct question about the perception that the bill does not address the possibility of changes that might result from the Government’s current consultation on the presumption against short sentences. I hope that I can reassure her that...

Groceries Code Adjudicator (17 Nov 2015)

Bill Esterson: ...was set up by an Act of Parliament in 2013 following complaints by suppliers, smaller retailers and commentators about unfairness in retailing. A code of practice was introduced in 2001 and in 2008 the then Competition Commission recommended the creation of a statutory body to oversee and enforce a strengthened code. The Labour Government launched a consultation in February 2010, and the...

Backbench Business: Royal Bank of Scotland (5 Nov 2015)

Paul Monaghan: ...bank is creating cash shortages, and business turnovers are starting to fall. The impact is obvious. The bank’s customers have to travel to other towns, where they conduct their shopping, pay their bills and undertake other aspects of their business. This is enormously challenging to the local economy in Invergordon. The Royal Bank of Scotland has also closed a branch in Lochinver, a...

Scottish Parliament: Problem Debt (5 Nov 2015)

James Dornan: ...feat, which has helped to alleviate untold stress for many families and individuals in all our constituencies. The charity has achieved that by providing its clients with a tailored and detailed financial plan, which reassures both the client and the creditor that the repayments will be affordable and undoubtedly brings hope to those who once felt hopeless. In cash terms, StepChange helped...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Mental Health (2 Nov 2015)

Simon Hamilton: ...development has been on early intervention, home treatment services and the development of psychological therapy services. Transforming Your Care endorses this approach. Since Bamford reported in 2008, investment in mental health services has increased to £247 million a year. That is an increase from £200 million a year. More importantly, the balance of funding has shifted....

Public Bill Committee: Trade Union Bill: New Clause 12 - Industrial action and agency workers (27 Oct 2015)

Stephen Doughty: ...my hon. Friends the Members for Wallasey and for Edinburgh South to it formally. As described by the hon. Member for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow, the new clause would insert into the Bill a ban on the supply of agency workers during industrial action. The Government are planning to remove the ban through regulations. It seems they have been undertaking a consultation....

Energy Bill [HL]: Report (2nd Day) (21 Oct 2015)

Lord Wallace of Tankerness: My Lords, I think that everyone who has dealt with this Bill would agree that it has not been a satisfactory process. We have had late tabling of amendments; even the amendments before us were tabled only on Monday, meaning that if we wished to table amendments to amendments we were under considerable pressure to do so. Perhaps I may put in context what we are discussing by drawing to the...

Education and Adoption Bill — Second Reading (20 Oct 2015)

Lord Nash: My Lords, it is my great privilege to open the Second Reading debate on the Education and Adoption Bill. The Bill has one central principle at its heart: that all children, whatever their background, should have the same opportunities to realise their potential and to succeed in life. The Bill delivers on the Government’s manifesto and Queen’s Speech commitments to ensure that all...

Energy Bill [HL]: Report (1st Day) (19 Oct 2015)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...Amendments 12, 16 and 17, which relate to the matters to which the OGA must have regard when exercising its functions. There has been informative and reasoned debate throughout the passage of this Bill about the role of the OGA in relation to CCS. I am glad that we have had the opportunity to discuss these matters more fully with many noble Lords since then. These amendments, along with...


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